Summers are great for going out and spending time with family and friends. Whether that means being active with fitness classes, going to parks and conservation areas, checking out weekend festivals, there is something for everyone. There are so many places around Mississauga where you can go to have a great time this summer. Here are 50+ Summer Activities in Mississauga!
1. Mississauga Waterfront Festival
A weekend that’s full of interactive shows and games for the whole family. There will also be several performers keeping you entertained with great music all weekend long!
June 14-16, 2019 at Port Credit Memorial Park, 20 Lakeshore Road East. Mississauga
Located on the banks of Credit River, Riverwood is a 150-acre park that house both historical buildings and environmentally significant areas. Enjoy a day out hiking the trails that traverse habitats of more than 475 species of animals and plants.
Year Round @ Riverwood extends north from Burnhamthorpe Road West to Highway 403. The entrance is located at the intersection of Burnhamthorpe Road West and The Credit Woodlands / Riverwood Park Lane
3. Food, Film and Fashion!
Join for ICFF MODA at SQUARE ONE is an elegant evening celebrating the best of Italy’s culture, complete with a creative exhibit, short films about fashion, delicious food and cocktails, and a glamorous fashion show featuring top Italian brands!
4. Fresh Air Fitness
Try some of the free outdoor fitness events at Celebration Square this summer, including zumba and yoga classes.
Wednesdays (7pm-8pm) at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
5. Chase the Food Trucks
For the 1st time ever Food Truck’N Friday is coming to Mississauga for 5 dates throughout the summer. Toronto’s best food trucks, free admission, rain or shine! Each event gathers 10 of Toronto’s top food trucks all in one convenient spot.
Once month on select Fridays @Mississauga Celebration Square
6. Outdoor Pools
Escape the heat at Erindale outdoor pool, or any of the other 7 outdoor pools in Mississauga.
7. The Arts at the port
Enjoy juried art show and live music!
Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11 AM at St. Lawrence Park – Port Credit
8. Enjoy a Circus
Be awed by death defying performances and stunts under the magnificent Big Top!
August 1 to 5, 2019 @Sheridan Centre, Parking Lot, 2225 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
9. TD Irie Music Festival
This is a culturally diverse music festival celebrating international and Canadian artists focusing on music, dance, spoken word, visual arts and culinary arts. There will also be various cultural foods and drinks for you to check out.
June 21 & 22, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
10. Brunch at Bobby’s Hideaway
Bobby’s Hideaway features a popular breakfast menu with a wide range of savoury and sweet options. They also have a lunch and dinner menu which includes a variety of soups, entrées, pastas and sandwiches. They have something for just about everyone.
20 Queen St N, Mississauga
11. The Egyptian Coptic Festival
Discover coptic music, shows, documentaries, kids activities and traditional food.
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11 AM – 10 PM @ Mississauga Celebration Square
12. Pierogi Festival
John Paul II Cultural Centre will be filled with delicious smells of myriad fillings: fills with delicious smells of myriad fillings: meat with fried onion, spinach, sweet cream cheese, blueberries and any other delicacies the summer has on offer.
July 14, 2019 | 11 AM -5 PM at John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre 4300 Cawthra Road, Mississauga
13. Canada Day 152
Join the Mayor and members of council to start the Canada Day celebrations followed by a live concert featuring artists from all over Canada! There will also be food trucks on site all day. Or at other locations around the city.
July 1, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
14. North America’s Largest Halal Food Show!
Come celebrate North America’s Largest Halal Food Festival! The Annual Halal Food Festival will take place at the International Centre and will include over 100 food exhibitors in six different festival areas.
July 20 & 21, 2019 @ The International Centre – 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga
15. Summer Programs at the Library
Mississauga libraries are running various free drop-in programs throughout the summer including reading clubs, sewing and coding classes, family movie nights as well as a wide variety of other fun activities. Check out the schedule at your local library.
16. Philippine Festival Mississauga
Learn more about Filipino culture through local talent as well as popular dance groups, bands, choirs and much more all day long.
July 6 & 7, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
17. Go for a walk at Lakeshore Harbour Front
Lakeshore Harbour Front is a great place to go for an evening stroll by the water and watch the sunset. You also get a great view of the old Port Credit lighthouse.
18. Mississauga Ribfest
Eat some ribs and other mouth-watering sweets and savoury food while enjoying music from local artists!
July 12 – 14, 2019 at Memorial Park in Port Credit
19. Bike the Culham Trail
This 18km paved trail is specifically for cycling and passes various natural, green spaces around Mississauga.
20. BraeBen Golf Course
Bring the whole family to BraeBen Golf Course to try out the 9-hole or 18-hole golf courses.
BraeBen Golf Course, 5700 Terry Fox Way, Mississauga
21. #BollywoodMonster Mashup
At Canada’s largest South Asian festival, you have the chance to experience outstanding musicians, dancers and other cultural acts while indulging at the Monster FoodFest.
July 19 & 20, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
For a day packed with fun and games, check out Playdium! This incredible playground has video games, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages and bumper cars. There is something for everyone!
23. Mississauga Canoe Club
Try out canoeing or kayaking with the Mississauga Canoe Club, they have everything from beginner to competitive programs for all ages. They also have summer camp programs for kids with the city of Mississauga.
27 Front St N, Mississauga
24. On the Verandah
Spend an evening at Benares Historic House and enjoy outdoor concerts. Light refreshments are available for purchase at each concert. Bring your own sign-along voices, insect repellent and blankets or lawn chairs.
Every Friday June through August @ Benares Historic House
25. Lions Farmers Market
This farmers market offers locally grown, fresh produce as well as top quality cracked corn, maple syrup, jams and preserves.
Wednesday, June 5 through October 16, 2019 | 9 AM- 5 PM @ 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
Sundays, June 2 through October 27, 2019 | 8 AM – 4 PM @ Robert Speck Parkway
26. Checkout Square One Food market
Checkout the brand new food market at Square one! New eateries and merchants include Chocollata Gourmet Brigadeiros, Blackjack BBQ, Plancha Spanish cooking, BRØD Danish pastry house, and more. Local, handmade, and high-quality foods such as mouth-watering sultry pies from The Pie Commission, authentic Italian pasta from Dal Moro’s Pasta, and gourmet chips from Craft Chippery will also open at the new space.
27. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Championships
Cheer the best athletes participating the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Championship, an elite logger sports series in Canada and around the world.
July 25 – 27, 2019 @ Mississauga Celebration Square
Join for North Americas Largest Goan Cultural Festival celebrating World Goa Day. Viva Goa brings to you the most authentic multi cultural experience of Goan Cuisine , Music & Culture .
Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. @ Father Kamber Park, 4525 Mississauga Road, Mississauga
29. Mississauga Latin Festival
Experience the best of Latin America with music and cultural shows while enjoying tasty food. There will also be a Kids’ Zone, an art exhibition, artisans, workshops and lots of dancing.
August 2 to 4, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
30. The Apple Market
If you love apples, this is definitely a place worth checking out but they also sell a variety of other foods including fresh fruits, vegetables and plants. There is a strong focus on health and wellness as they offer organic food at great prices.
2281 Camilla Rd, Mississauga
Celebrate the best in arts, culture and entertainment, both locally and internationally. This event features a multicultural bazaar, kids’ carnival, workshops and many opportunities to connect and learn through meaningful entertainment.
August 30 -Sept 1, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
32. Lakefront Promenade Marina
Lakefront Promenade Marina is a beautiful park with picnic areas, barbecues, great fishing opportunities and a splash pad, making it the perfect place to spend the day with family.
33. Rock Climbing
Try indoor rock climbing at The Cave. Although not mandatory, they do offer basic and introductory bouldering classes to help get you started. There are a few different passes and memberships to choose from and kids must be at least 7 years old.
1705 Argentia Rd, Unit 5, Mississauga
34. Richard Memorial Park
This park is great for a picnic with friends and family or an evening walk. Enjoy the beach and spot as many swans and ducks as you can, swimming around.
804 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga
35. Mosaic Festival
Enjoy this free outdoor festival with impressive art, culture and food. This year there will be an exceptional line-up of music and dance, independent bands and literary segments.
August 9 & 10, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
36. CanJam Festival 2019
CanJam Festival is a Free, First-Class, All-Day, Family and Community Event. Come immerse yourself in Mississauga’s diverse & vibrant culture, featuring Jamaican-Canadian Music, Arts, Cuisine and Rich community history.
August 03, 2019 1PM- 10PM @ Lakeside Park, 2268 Lakeshore Road West
37. Water Lantern Festival
Experience the magic of over 1000 lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water.
Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM @ Port Credit Memorial Park, 40 Lakeshore Road East
Celebrates Italian arts, history, food and music. There will also be a variety of food vendors, eating contests, games and children’s events.
August 16 & 17, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
39. Port Credit Busker Fest
Two-day event with International performers, numerous performance sites, continuous shows and non-stop action.Bring out the kids and let them be the stars of the show. An interactive area filled with FUN for the wee’est of busker fans and featuring a stage with acts just for them. Plus…Face painters, Balloon Sculptures, Bubbles, Juggling workshops, Puppet Shows, Dance Parties, Clowns, Chalk art area, Hoola-hoops, and occasional strolling characters who will pop by for a visit
August 16 – 17, 2019 @ Port Credit
40. Hit the Beach
What summer, without a trip to the beach? Build sand castles at the beaches of Jack Darling Memorial Park, Richard’s Memorial Park Beach, Lakefront Promenade Park Beach.
This massive playground features 2 challenge play structures, the famous adventure challenge and the wee challenge. This place is great for drop-in play, as they are open every day.
Year Round @ 4500 Dixie Road, Unit 8, Mississauga
42. St. Lawrence Park
Relax with dinner and a view of the harbour, take an evening stroll on the boardwalk, or try something a little more active like rollerblading or cycling.
75 St. Lawrence Drive
43. Horse Riding
Try riding classes, riding camp or host a birthday party at Meadowlarke Stables. It will be a great opportunity to improve your horse knowledge and learn about horse care and handling.
800 Meadowpine Blvd, Mississauga
44. Visit Local Spray Pads
Cool off at spray pads around the city, like Jack Darling Park and Mississauga Valley Spray pad, open to all, free of charge. Check out the list of all locations to see what’s nearest to you.
Bring your family and friends to this indoor trampoline park to play dodge ball, volleyball or laser tag. They also have warrior courses, if you’re up for it.
3636 Hawkestone Rd, Mississauga
46. Japan Festival CANADA
Experience authentic Japanese food and culture at the largest Japanese festival in Canada. There will also be a talent competition and lots of fun activities for the whole family.
August 24 & 25, 2019 at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
47. Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
Take a walk through Rattray Marsh Conservation Area and spot different species of birds and other wildlife.
50 Bexhill Rd, Mississauga
48. Enjoy some ice cream at Dairy Cream
Cool off this summer at Dairy Cream with delicious treats like sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes and so much more.
715 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga
Have fun at Scooters, a 24,500 square feet facility with 80 x 160 terrazzo skating surface. In addition to regular hours, this roller palace will be open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, giving you more time to check it out.
2105 Royal Windsor Drive, Mississauga
50. Movie Nights at Celebration Square
Watch some of your favourite movies, like Star Wars: The Last Jedi andBlack Panther, under the stars with friends and family. Full list of dates and movies
Thursdays (8pm) at Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga
51. Paintball Nation
On those days when the weather isn’t that great, bring your family and friends together for some paintball games this summer.
6200 Ordan Drive, Mississauga
52. Play your favourite sport at your nearest park
Get your family and friends together and go to your local park to play soccer, volleyball or whatever sport you like. Here is a list of a few Mississauga parks.
53. Port Credit Yacht Club
Learn to sail at the Port Credit Yacht Club which offers both youth and adult sailing programs. They even have a family race night on Thursdays.
115 Lakefront Promenade, Mississauga
54. Erindale Park
This park offers impressive views with great trails for hiking, running and cycling. It is also a great place for canoeing and kayaking.
1695 Dundas St W, Mississauga
55. Laser Quest
A great family night out! Laser Quest has several different game options including, the ironman game and the key quest experience.
Year Round @ 1224 Dundas Street East – Unit 9, Mississauga
56. Meadowvale Conservation Area
Take your dog for a walk, go hiking, cycling, do some bird-watching or practice your photography skills at this beautiful conservation area.
1081 Old Derry Rd, Mississauga
57. Rainy Day
Gather round the family, get locked up in a room, test your wits and get out within the specified time or visit any of the indoor amusement centres in Mississauga.
58. Go on a Date!
Need a date idea for this summer? Check out this list of 25 Date ideas in Mississauga!
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